Here are two Tony Hoagland poems. Which do you prefer and why?
At the Galleria Shopping Mall by Tony Hoagland : Poetry Magazine
Personal by Tony Hoagland : Poetry Magazine
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“I took it all quite personal—//
the breeze and the river and the color of the fields . . .
And I cursed what hurt me//
and I praised what gave me joy”
Compare either of the Tony Hoagland poems to the Andrew Hudgins and Franz Wright work recently discussed here:
Praying Drunk by Andrew Hudgins : The Poetry Foundation
To Myself by Franz Wright : The Poetry Foundation
Which of the four poems is your favorite and why?
A different question: which one of the four do you admire most and why?
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